Faculty

The MIPLC takes particular pride in its distinguished faculty and works to continuously recruit new faculty members from around the world to further increase the diversity of our program. The list below contains information about our lecturers and their courses.

Title First Name Last Name Institution Country Courses Taught
Erik Wilbers World Intellectual Property Organization Switzerland IP and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Dr. Gintarė Surblytė-Namavičienė Vilnius University Lithuania Trade Secrets Law
Prof. Martin R.F. Senftleben VU University Amsterdam Netherlands European Trademark Law
Prof. Alain Strowel Université Saint-Louis Bruxelles Belgium Copyright Law in Practice
Prof. Karin Hoisl Universität Mannheim Germany Introduction to Technology and Innovation Management
Prof. Margo A. Bagley University of Virginia United States Protection of Biotechnological Inventions;
Pharmaceuticals and IP
Prof. John F. Duffy University of Virginia United States Theoretical and Economic Foundations of IP
Prof. Michael J. Madison University of Pittsburgh United States Philosophical Foundations of IP
Dr. Dev S. Gangjee University of Oxford United Kingdom Protection of Geographical Indications
Prof. Paul L.C. Torremans University of Nottingham United Kingdom Jurisdiction and Conflict of Laws
Prof. Marketa Trimble University of Nevada, Las Vegas United States Internet Law
Prof. William R. Cornish CMG QC University of Cambridge United Kingdom Introduction to Legal Systems
Dr. Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan University of Cambridge United Kingdom International IP Law;
IP in Global Legal Orders
Prof. Dan L. Burk University of California Irvine United States International IP Exhaustion
Prof. Gregory Dolin University of Baltimore United States U.S. Patent Law
Prof. Ulrich M. Gassner University of Augsburg Germany Introduction to Legal Systems;
Pharmaceuticals and IP
Prof. Michael Kort University of Augsburg Germany European and U.S. Competition Law
Prof. Thomas M.J. Möllers University of Augsburg Germany European Law
Prof. Bernt Hugenholtz University of Amsterdam Netherlands European Copyright Law
Prof. Sir Robin Jacob University College London United Kingdom
Mark Traphagen Traphagen Law PLLC United States
Randall R. Rader The Rader Group, PLLC International Arbitration of Complex Disputes United States Specialized IP Courts
Prof. Robert Brauneis The George Washington University Law School United States U.S. Copyright Law;
Copyright and the Changing Role of the Copy;
Functionality in Trademark, Copyright, and Design Law
Prof. Gregory E. Maggs The George Washington University Law School United States Law of Software Contracts
Prof. Jeffrey Manns The George Washington University Law School United States IP and Global Entrepreneurship
Prof. John M. Whealan The George Washington University Law School United States Specialized IP Courts
Prof. Susan Louise Karamanian The Center for American and International Law United Arab Emirates IP and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Prof. Christoph Ann Technische Universität München Germany Patent Licensing;
Oral Advocacy;
Trade Secrets Law
Jeremiah Hendren Technische Universität München United States Legal Research and Writing
Dr. Andre Fiebig Quarles & Brady LLP United States Competition Law in Practice
Dr. Ralph Nack Noerr LLP Germany Software Patents;
Oral Advocacy
Sarah Chapin Columbia McDermott Will & Emery LLP United States Patent Law in Practice
Dr. Mor Bakhoum Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Germany Competition Law in Emerging Markets
Prof. Josef Drexl Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Germany IP and Competition Law
Seth Ericsson Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Germany Legal Research and Writing;
Media Law
Dr. Fabian Gäßler Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Germany Introduction to Economics
Dr. Marco Kleine Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Germany Intangible Assets Valuation
Dr. Mrinalini Kochupillai Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Germany Asian Patent Laws
Prof. Annette Kur Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Germany European, U.S. and International Design Law;
Advanced Topics in IP
Dr. Silke von Lewinski Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Germany European Copyright Law;
IP and Indigenous Heritage
Dr. Sylvie Nérisson Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Germany Copyright Licensing
Dr. Roberto Romandini Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Germany Advanced Topics in IP
Peter Slowinski Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Germany IP and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Prof. Joseph Straus Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Germany European Patent Law;
Protection of Biotechnological Inventions
Dr. Roland Stürz Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Germany Innovation Policy
Prof. Matthias Leistner Ludwig Maximilians University Munich Germany Advanced Topics in IP;
Big Data and the Law
Prof. Ansgar Ohly Ludwig Maximilians University Munich Germany Unfair Competition;
Privacy, Publicity and Personality
Prof. F. Jay Dougherty Loyola Law School United States
Prof. Justin Hughes Loyola Law School United States
Dr. Jürgen Kroher Kroher Strobel Germany Trademark Law in Practice
Prof. Isabelle Huys Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Belgium Pharmaceuticals and IP
Prof. Thomas Dreier Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) Germany Copyright and Computer Programs
Mikołaj Rogowski Intel GmbH Poland Information Privacy Law: U.S. and EU Perspectives
Prof. Mark D. Janis Indiana University United States
Prof. Marshall A. Leaffer Indiana University United States U.S. Trademark Law;
European, U.S. and International Design Law
Ray Thomas IBM Corporation United States Information Privacy Law: U.S. and EU Perspectives
Prof. Rupprecht Podszun Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf Germany Introduction to Competition Law
Prof. Kenneth D. Crews Gipson Hoffman & Pancione United States Introduction to Legal Systems;
Introduction to IP;
Legal Research and Writing
Wolrad Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Germany European Patent Law
Michael J. Leonard Fox Rothschild LLP United States Trademark Law in Practice
Dr. Filipe Fischmann European Patent Office Germany
Dr. Verena von Bomhard BomhardIP Spain Trademark Law in Practice
Dr. Martin Schaefer Boehmert & Boehmert Anwaltssozietät Germany IP and the Creative Industries
Prof. Heinz Goddar Boehmert & Boehmert Anwaltspartnerschaft mbB Germany Patent Licensing
Dr. Anna Wolters-Höhne Bird & Bird LLP Germany Patent Law in Practice
Johannes Heselberger Bardehle Pagenberg Partnerschaft mbB Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte Germany Patent Law in Practice
Dr. Christof Karl Bardehle Pagenberg Partnerschaft mbB Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte Germany Patent Law in Practice
Prof. Eiji Katayama Abe, Ikubo & Katayama Japan Asian Patent Laws
Dean Marks United States IP and the Creative Industries